Deutsche Telekom Deploys RAD's ACE-50 ATM-Aware NTU.Business/Technology Editors
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Compact, Plug-and-Play Unit Extends Carrier Control Over
High Speed Access Lines
RAD Data Communications' ACE-50(TM) ATM-Aware Network Termination Network Termination - (NT, NT1) A device connecting the customer's data or telephone equipment to the local ISDN exchange carrier's line. The NT device provides a connection for terminal equipment (TE) and terminal adaptor (TA) equipment to the local loop. Unit (NTU NTU - Network Termination Unit ), which was developed by RAD in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom AG (ISIN: DE0005557508, FWB: DTE, NYSE: DT, LSE: DEU, TYO: 9496 ) (abbreviated DTAG) is a telecommunications company headquartered in Bonn, Germany. It is the largest telecommunications company in Germany and in the EU. , is now being deployed by the German carrier to define manageable demarcation points between the networks of the customers, medium-sized and big enterprises, and the Deutsche Telekom ATM network.
Demarc Device Provides End-to-End Control
The ACE-50 extends the carrier's ability to monitor the operational status and to support maintenance of broadband ATM-based services end-to-end, up to the customer premises. Its unique plug-and-play feature allows it to be installed without any special tools and skills with automatic operation from a central management terminal. Deutsche Telekom will also use the unit as a medium converter (fiber of the local loop to the specific ATM interface to the customer equipment). The ACE-50 also allows carriers and service providers to guarantee QoS by monitoring cell flow at the customer premises. This provides physical and ATM layer status information and end-to-end network control. The device allows in-band management over dedicated ATM VCCs.
The ACE-50 was developed as the result of an ongoing relationship between Deutsche Telekom and RAD Data Communications RAD Data Communications (also known as "RAD") is a privately held corporation, based in Tel Aviv, Israel, that designs and manufacturers specialized networking equipment. It was founded in 1981 by Zohar Zisapel and his brother, Yehuda. . "Deutsche Telekom was looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. a compact device that provides a suitable demarcation and test point between the customer network and the Deutsche Telekom ATM network," explains Yoram Holtz, Vice President of Marketing at RAD Data Communications. "We are gratified grat·i·fy
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2. that they turned to RAD to develop this solution based on our successful ACE product line, which is deployed in the ATM networks of major carriers around the world," says Holtz.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is Europe's largest communications company Communications Company is a communications unit of the United States Marine Corps. They are part of Combat Logistics Regiment 37 , 3rd Marine Logistics Group (3MLG) and III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF). The unit is based out of the Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. and one of the largest communications carriers worldwide based on 2000 revenues of 40.9 billion euros ($38.6 billion). For more information about Deutsche Telekom, visit www.telekom.de/international.
Established in 1981, privately-owned RAD Data Communications (www.rad.com) has achieved international recognition as a major manufacturer of high quality access equipment for data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. and telecommunications applications. These solutions serve the data and voice access requirements of service providers, incumbent and new carriers, and enterprise networks, by reducing infrastructure investment costs while boosting competitiveness and profitability. The company's installed base exceeds 4,000,000 units and includes more than 150 carriers and operators around the world. These customers are supported by 18 RAD offices and more than 200 distributors in 109 countries. Worldwide sales reached $200 million in 2000.
RAD is a member of the $600 million RAD Group of companies, a world leader in networking and internetworking product solutions.